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8 Healing Herbs Just for the Ladies

From menstrual cramps to hormonal fluctuations that disrupt energy and sleep—women deal with routine monthly and even weekly health woes that can be fixed naturally with natural herbs.

Here are eight natural plants that can provide earthly cures, right from Mother Nature’s pharmacy…

1. Sage

Native Americans use sage as a time-honored remedy for menopausal hot flashes. And according to researchers at Bastyr University’s Botanical Medicine Department, located in Washington, it’s the oil in this plant’s leaves that reduces perspiration during sudden onset heat spells. Women typically drink sage leaves in tea. However, the tea can also be cooled and drained into a spray bottle for spritzing and cooling the face and neck. Just steer clear of sage if you are epileptic as it can spur seizures.

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